|Field:||Aesthetics of Music|
|Government Gazette:||534/22-5-2013/τ. Γ΄|
CV ANASTASIA SIOPSI, PROFESSOR
Head of the Music Department (2020-2022)
Field: Aesthetics of Music
Tel. number: (+30)2661087504
Postgraduate studies and doctoral research, Music Department, University of East Anglia, U.K.; awarded scholarship by the Academy of Athens for postgraduate research in Musicology and History of Music. Doctoral dissertation entitled: «Richard Wagner’s ‘Der Ring des Nibelungen’: The Reforging of the Sword or, Towards a Reconstruction of the People’s Consciousness» (1996, supervisors Professor David Charlton (Music Dept., Royal Holloway, University of London), Professor John Deathridge (Music Dept., King's College, London)).
Anastasia Siopsi is a Professor in “Aesthetics of Music”, Music Department, School of Music and Audiovisual Arts, Ionian University, Corfu, Greece. She is also a tutor of a course entitled “History of the Arts in Europe” (degree in “European Culture”), Greek Open University. Apart from her studies in music, she has studied architecture (Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Department of Architecture, Thessaloniki, Greece).
She is co-editor of an electronic international journal entitled Hellenic Journal of Music, Education and Culture (HeJMEC), with Prof. G. Welsh (Univ. of London).
She is a founder member of the Greek Musicological Society (established in 2011) and coordinator of the team of the Society on “Philosophy and Aesthetics of Music”.
Her books include (1) Three Essays on MANOLIS KALOMIRIS [Greek] (Athens: Greek Musicological Publications 4, Music Publishing House Papagrigoriou-Nakas, 2003), (2) Music in Nineteenth-Century Europe [Greek] (Athens: George Dardanos Publications (Gutenberg), 2005), (3) Aspects of modern Greek identity through the looking glass of music in revivals of ancient drama in modern Greece [Greek], (Athens: George Dardanos Publications (Gutenberg), 2012), (4) On the 200th year of Richard Wagner’s anniversary (1813-1883): Essays on the aesthetics of his theory and work [Greek], (Athens: Greek Musicological Publications, Music Publishing House Papagrigoriou-Nakas, 2013).
Main research interests
♪ Issues on philosophy and aesthetics of music, mainly focused on aesthetic theories of nineteenth century up to the first decades of the twentieth century
♪ Music and the other arts (especially painting)
♪ Opera, mainly nineteenth-century opera
♪ German romantic music, especially Richard Wagner’s music dramas
♪ Greek art music, especially works by Manolis Kalomiris; also, aesthetic and ideological issues of the period of the Greek National School of Music.
♪ Music in revivals of ancient Greek drama in modern Greece.
♪ Contribution of women to music (Gender Studies).